The Witcher 3 Preload Live On PS4; Day 1 Patch Changelog And Preload Size Revealed


The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt preload is now live on the PlayStation 4 in select territories. The day-1 patch is also detailed, which is said to address the frame rate issues.

Those who have preordered the game will be able to start the download from PSN. The preload is live for most of Europe and the US.

The preload and day 1 patch download size can be viewed in the screenshot below:

The patch notes can be read below, courtesy of NeoGAF user hemo memo.

Version 1.01

Following features are added:
Major changes:

  • Support for DLCs
  • Multiple stability issues fixed
  • Overall performance improvements

Quests and game:

  • Variety of cosmetic quest improvements
  • Journal objective fixes
  • Quest mapping fixes
  • Dialogue flag fixes
  • Quest balancing issues
  • Scene triggering improvements

Gameplay systems:

  • Boat behavior
  • AI improvements
  • NPC spawn strategy improvements
  • Combat balancing
  • UI optimizations

In case you are having an error CE-37700-7 on your PS4, there is a way to fix it by manually starting the download from your Library.

  • Go to your game Library on your PS4.
  • Select The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
  • Click on the download button.

If this still doesn’t resolve your issue, you can try signing out and then trying again.

You can checkout the last Ultra settings 1080p 60fps footage provided by YouTuber ImAnderZEL, as well as the previous video here. Note that the video is not of the highest quality and it from a previous build of The Witcher 3 and not the final. The specs of the system are - GTX 980, i7 4790, 8GB.

The Witcher 3 is just six days away from release, and as we have previously covered, CD Projekt has already announced that pre-load options are already live, as well as the unlock times for The Witcher 3.

The Witcher 3 will release on May 19 2015 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. We will bring you any new information on The Witcher 3 as soon as it becomes available. Be sure to check out our previous coverage for more information on The Witcher 3, here and here.